M&I Symposium

When May 16, 2013
from 08:30 AM to 06:30 PM
Where Kirkland Auditorium, Koury Oral Health Sciences Building, UNC School of Dentistry
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8:30 – 8:40          Bill Goldman (Baseman lab, 1980) – M&I Professor and Chair (2008)
Introductory Remarks

8:40 – 9:15          Tem Morrison (Kenney lab, 2004) – Assistant Professor, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine
Clearance and Persistence of Arthritogenic Alphaviruses

9:15 – 9:50          Robert Rickert (Clarke lab, 1992) – Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
Probing the signal transduction pathways that govern normal and aberrant B lymphocyte differentiation

9:50 – 10:15        Tony Richardson – M&I Assistant Professor (2008)
Host immunometabolism and Staphylococcus aureus disease outcomes

10:15 – 10:45     Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:20     Duncan Krause (Baseman lab, 1982) – Professor and former Chair, Univ. of Georgia
Mycoplasma pneumonia Terminal Organelle Form and Function: A Random Walk

11:20 – 11:45     Nat Moorman – M&I Assistant Professor (2010)
The role of host and viral factors in HCMV protein synthesis

11:45 – 12:10     Cary Moody – M&I Assistant Professor (2010)
Understanding the Contribution of the DNA Damage Response to Human Papillomavirus Replication

12:10 – 1:15        Lunch

1:15 – 1:50         Christine Biron (Pagano lab, 1980) – Professor and former Chair, Brown Univ.
Conditioning NK and T Cell Responses to Viral Infections: Experience Matters

1:50 – 2:25         Nancy Haigwood (Edgell lab, 1980) – Director, Oregon National Primate Research Center
Outmaneuvering Envelope to Build a Better HIV Vaccine

2:25 – 2:50         Kristina Abel – M&I Assistant Professor (2009)
From pediatric immunology to pediatric vaccines

2:50 – 3:15         Rita Tamayo – M&I Assistant Professor (2009)
Regulation of Clostridium difficile virulence gene expression

3:15 – 3:45         Coffee Break

3:45 – 4:20         Priscilla Wyrick (Gooder lab, 1971) – Professor and Chair, ETSU (retired)
Estrogen Enhances Chlamydia trachomatis Genital Infection

4:20 – 4:45         Yisong Wan – M&I Assistant Professor (2008)
GATA3 controls T cell function beyond Th2 differentiation

4:45 – 5:10         Ed Miao – M&I Assistant Professor (2011)
Caspase-11 protects against cytosolic bacteria

5:15 – 6:30         Poster Session and Open Bar

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